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And another goal achieved...

Having had to cut last week's attempt short due to me running out of daylight, and figuring that with the clock change, it will be dark by the time I finish work from now until March, I went out and treated myself to a Petzl 400 lumen head torch at the weekend.

Took it for its maiden run tonight and, lo and behold, 2 hours later, 16.1k/10 miles is in the bag. At just a shade over two hours, it took a little longer than I thought it would, but I'm just happy that I've got to the distance; the times can come later.

Not sure how my legs will feel about this tomorrow, but they'll live to run another day I'm sure...

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